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        01-01-2013, 10:15 PM
      #11
    Trained
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    Originally Posted by cowgirl1994    
    I just thought if she does not give up, the horse maybe able to let her work with him

    Once you are afraid of a horse, the relationship is over. At least for me. There are just too many good safe horss out there, and, at least in my case, I am too old and break to easily-plus I am WAY to valuable () to take a chance. Life is too short to not enjoy the ride.
         
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        01-01-2013, 10:17 PM
      #12
    Foal
    The horse loves the little girl, she would never do anything to hurt her. She hasn't been worked for a while because my just had a baby and is going to have another on right away. I know it is going to be a long time, okay I get it.
         
        01-01-2013, 10:19 PM
      #13
    Yearling
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    Originally Posted by cowgirl1994    
    My trainer once told me something, "Don't give up on a horse if they have kinks, anyone can get the kinks out of a horse"
    That's only accurate if you have the ability and knowledge to fix the kinks. Most people do not. I can now see why others are worried that YOU will get someone hurt. Did you not read her post? Jeeze people like this scare me...
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        01-01-2013, 10:19 PM
      #14
    Foal
    I am out of this convo...
         
        01-01-2013, 10:23 PM
      #15
    Yearling
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    Originally Posted by cowgirl1994    
    The horse loves the little girl, she would never do anything to hurt her. She hasn't been worked for a while because my just had a baby and is going to have another on right away. I know it is going to be a long time, okay I get it.
    You yourself said the horse is aggressive! Why on earth would you bring a BABY anywhere near it!? You said yourself it bites and kicks! Some people...

    Trust me that horse does not love the child, horses don't love like we do. I hate when people humanize horses. "Oh she loves me, she would never hurt me" then low and behold who gets hurt? Seen it a million times. Its a 1000+ lbs prey animal not a 40lbs puppy dog...
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        01-01-2013, 10:27 PM
      #16
    Foal
    Sorry!!!!!
         
        01-01-2013, 10:39 PM
      #17
    Foal
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by franknbeans    
    Once you are afraid of a horse, the relationship is over. At least for me. There are just too many good safe horss out there, and, at least in my case, I am too old and break to easily-plus I am WAY to valuable () to take a chance. Life is too short to not enjoy the ride.
    So true and I am very afraid of him and it's just become a nightmare and I don't enjoy heading to the barn anymore. It doesn't help having people constantly asking if I am going to get on and ride him especially the barn owner as he can ride him with no problems so he thinks it's all in my head.
         
        01-01-2013, 10:43 PM
      #18
    Weanling
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    Originally Posted by cowgirl1994    
    My trainer once told me something, "Don't give up on a horse if they have kinks, anyone can get the kinks out of a horse"
    I'm sorry, but you need a new trainer. That mentality can (and has) gotten many people injured or worse.

    The original poster has already had a confidence shattering riding accident, they need a horse that is calm and trained to ride until they get their confidence back.
         
        01-01-2013, 10:43 PM
      #19
    Foal
    Look she was like that about 6 months ago. I have done some behavior training on her and she is doing very well. She does it when I am around and of course the dog. When the little girl is around, she is very nice to her. I should of explained at the beginning but I quickly wrote something down. I am not trying to be mean or anything but I want ta at least help people with their horse problems and see if anyone will help me later on too. I may be getting a horse this year so I would like to at least help some people. Don't think I am some rude person telling people what to do. I would never be like that EVER. :(
         
        01-01-2013, 10:44 PM
      #20
    Trained
    Since the horse goes well for the BO, maybe they would help you sell him? Like be the "agent" for a commission? That means they sell the horse for you. They are the ones sowing him, riding him, etc. Might just work, and perhaps you would not lose as much $$. Depends on if they are willing. I totally get where you are coming from. I put mine in training to, but at least with the training the horse and I were awesome at ground work! We could "play" with that all the time, so he stayed fit and was handled. I get it-really I do, and I feel for you. Good luck!

    The other thing I did was ride in a round pen......if you have one, that can help rebuild your confidence. I got that idea from a CA video on rebuilding confidence.
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